The new OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta 29 and 27 is now rolling out in various regions. It is the customary beta software which surfaces towards the end of every month. The new update optimizes the Phone UI and the screenshot UI. It will also fix and improve color adaption of cards in the launcher. After installing this update the OnePlus Switch will support migration permission of applications The weather widget continues to get revamped. Now on, the weather timeline will follow the system time format. Users can see more detailed weather warnings. Some basic bug fixes for the widget also follows in this beta rollout.
You can await the routine over-the-air (OTA) update which will reach your devices automatically. Otherwise, you can manually flash the stock firmware which carries the latest OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta 29 and 27. We have put up the download links and firmware installation guides for your convenience.
How to Download OTA..?
As said before, OTAs come on their own accord depending upon factors like geographical location and tele-carrier. It's an automatic process but sometimes exceptions happen. You may not get to see the OTA for weeks afr is rollout. So, to solve it, you have to search and capture it manually.
- Go to device Settings --> System -->
- Tap on System updates--> tap on Check for Updates.
- Check for the official OTA update of Open Beta 29/27 on your device.
If you see it's avilable, then Simply tap on Download and install to begin the update process. It's agood idea to connect to a Wi-Fi network to download the OTA. It will save your carrier data. Also, charge the battery of your device up to 50% before installing the new update.
Download OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta 29 and 27 [Stock ROM]
Here is the ROM download link for both Oneplus 5 and 5T which packs the new Open beta updates.
How to Install the Open Beta 29/27 Manually.?
To install the latest OxygenOS beta update on OnePlus 5/5T, you can. follow the local upgrade method. In this, you have to download and move the ROM zip file to your device storage. Then all you have to do it is to enter your phone into the recovery mode and flash it from recovery. There is another method where you can install the ROM via ADB Sideload method. We have put up a detailed guide for both the methods. You can check them out both the methods below.
Before moving to the OTA zip file flashing process. you have to follow certain instructions and install a few tools and utilities.
- These ROM files are exclusively for OnePlus 5/5T devices. Don't use on other phones.
- Make sure that you have the latest USB drivers installed.
- Completely charge your phone's battery to avoid interruption during the update process.
- Download the ADB Fastboot tools. (Required for ADB sideloading)
- Take a complete backup of your phone and then proceed.
Flash OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta 29 and 27 on OnePlus 5/5T [Via Local Upgrade]
Step-1 Download the OTA zip file and move it to the internal storage on your respective device.
Step-2 Now go to Settings App > System Updates > click on Settings icon > Local Upgrade
Step-3 Select the OTA file you moved in the first step.
Step-4 Now you will see a prompt screen to upgrade your phone, Click Upgrade Now.
Step-5 Your device will reboot and flash the OTA file via Stock Recovery.
That's all you have to do. After installing this OxygenOS firmware, your phone will reboot with the latest software.
Alternatively, you can use ADB sideload method to flash the latest Open Beta 29/27 on OnePlus 5/5T. Check out the link below to know how to do it.
ADB Sideload ROM
So, that's about it. If you are registered in the beta channel, then go for the OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta 29 and 27. Install and enjoy.